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World's Greatest Hobby on Tour


Houston, TX - January 11 & 12, 2014

The World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour will be making a stop in downtown Houston, Texas on January 11 & 12, 2014 at the George R Brown Center.

Show Opening Countdown

Show Location

George R Brown Center

1001 Avenida De Las Americas

Houston TX 77010

Show Hours

Saturday, January 11, 2014: 10:00a - 6:00p

Sunday, January 12, 2014: 10:00a - 5:00p


Adult Admission: $9.99 with a copy of this coupon.

This special admission price is for the Houston show on January 11 & 12, 2014 only.

Kids Under 16: FREE! (must be accompanied by a parent. No limit to the number of kids per adult).

Want to be a part of the show? Click here for exhibitor information

Click here for driving directions and a map

The Show Only

Visits Every

5 to 10 Years

So Don’t Miss It!

Hotel Links

Residence Inn Houston Downtown/Convention Center

904 Dallas Street · Houston, Texas 77002 USA

Located just a short 6 blocks from the convention center. Monday through Friday from 7a-7p, they offer complimentary shuttle service for any location in the downtown area for guests to utilize.

Room rate is $99.00 (USD). Reserve Soon.

Click here to reserve

Show Floorplan

Here is what the show looks like. (Pdf) Updated 12-28-2013

The floorplan is updated as changes are made.

Exhibitor List (pdf) Updated 1-8-2014

Choo Choo Bob plays live at the show!

Operating Model Train Layouts

35/45 Z Bend Track 25x30 Z

Bay Area Railroading Fellowship 22x26 HO

East Texas and Gulf Rail Modelers Association 16x32 HO

Garden and Overhead RR 20x44 G, O, S

Houston Area G Gaugers 40x80 G

Houston S Gaugers 26x70 S

Houston Tinplate Operators Society 22x33 O

Joe’s Brick Depot 12x30 LEGO Layout

Northwest Crossing Model Railroad Club-HO 16x54 HO

Northwest Crossing Model Railroad Club-N 34x60 N

RGV NTRAK 40x40 O through Z & Lego

Southeast Texas Model Railroad Club-HO 24x30 HO

Southeast Texas Model Railroad Club-N 16x20 N

Tinplate Tracker of Austin 35x40 O

Train Collectors Association-Kids 10x16 O

Train Collectors Association-Portable 16x32 O, S, Standard

Train On Time 40x50 Riding Train